Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Alumni

Several alumni of the Varga-Weisz laboratory have now their own lab while others work in associated science professions.

​Postdoctoral alumni:

Custodia García Jiménez, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 1998-2000)
Professor, Bioquímica y Fisiología
Facultad CC Salud. URJC Madrid. Spain

Nadine Collins, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 2000-2002)
The Her-2 Guildford Testing Centre
Royal Surrey County Hospital Surrey, UK

Raymond Poot, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 1999-2004)
Group Leader, Department of Cell Biology
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam The Netherlands

Iwao Kukimoto, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 2000-2004)
Group Leader, Division of Molecular Genetics National Institute of Infectious Disease
Tokyo, Japan

Sarah Elderkin, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 2003-2004)
Group Leader, Nuclear Dynamics ISP, Babraham Institute

Ludmila Bozhenok, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 2000-2006)
Senior Biochemist Oxford BioTherapeutics
Oxford, UK

Nicola Hawkes, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 2005-2008)
Operations Manager London Research Institute
Cancer Research UK

Leila Barki, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 2005-2007)
Adecco Ressources Humaines SA Geneva Life Sciences
Genève, Switzerland

W. Ryan Will, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~ 2007-2009)
Postdoc, Ferric Wang Lab
Univ. of Washington Seattle, USA

Mickaël Durand-Dubief, Ph.D (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~2009-2011)
now research scientist with Nanobacterie Paris Biotech Santé, Hôpital Cochin

Jacqueline Mermoud, Ph.D. (postdoc in VW laboratory from ~2009-2012)
now Group Leader, Institute for Molecular Biology and Tumor Research Marburg,
Germany
 

PHD student alumni

Sofia Aligianni (Ph.D. 2006)
Postdoctoral fellowships with J. Bahler,
Sanger Institute and Leanne Jones, Salk Institute

Ana Neves-Costa (Ph.D. 2008)
Postdoctoral fellow, Cell Biology of the Immune System Unit,
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Lisboa, Portugal

Parul Choudhary (Ph.D. 2010)
Pfizer Regenerative Medicine, Cambridge, UK

Cassandra J. Hogan (Ph.D. 2010)
Technical head of the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboratory,
University Hospital Geneva

Samuel Rowbotham ( Ph.D. 2011)
Now postdoc with Carla Kim, Harvard Medical School

Nicola Stead (Ph.D.2012) Now journal editor
 

Other alumni

Margaret Grimaldi (Technician 1997 – 2004)
LRI, London, UK

Bastian Hulsmann (visiting student ~1999
Now Postdoc at Max Planck Institute, Goerhrlicj Laboratory, Gottingen

Debbie van der Berge (visiting student 2003-2004)
Now PHD student with Raymond Poot, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, see above

Audrey der Vartanian (2009-2010)
Now PHD student University de Limoges

Rosa Maria Correra (Leonoardo Da Vinci student 2011-2012)
Now PHD student University of Paris, David Sassoon lab, Instiute of Myology, Paris

Christelle Reydemaneuf (2011) 3 months internship from University of Clermont-Ferrand

Delphine Theodorou (2011) 4 months internship from University of Paris

Victoire Baillet (2012) 4 month intership from University of Paris

Anna Vetter Diploma student (2008)
Now: Ph.D. student, Pathogenesis of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Helmholtz zentrum Munchen Leonardo
 

Da Vinci students:

Maria Mallardo (2008)

Ludovica Mulone (2009)
 

Amgen scholar

Ana Tufegdzic (2010)